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, washington. >> brian mooar, thank you very much. >>> this morning california public schools are to longer in limbo. prop 38 which would have raised funds for schools by increasing taxes on a sliding scale, it has failed. overnight, prop 30 did pass. prop 30 is governor brown's tax initiative. this will increase taxes on earnings over $250,000 for a total of 7 years and also raise the sales tax by a quarter cent for four years. and it will fund public schools and public safety realignments. for more on prop 30 and the devastating cuts that are now avoided, les go to nbc bay area's christie smith live in sacramento with the latest where governor is speaking right now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, john. this is a big win for governor jerry brown. there has been a lot of anti-tax sentiment in california for years but he was able to turn that around, especially ca campaigning right before the election. he is speaking right now inside the capitol. let's go ahead and listen. >> we had the possibility of the cuts, but schools do they get to restore something? some of them were
including murder, robbery and carjacking. part of a crime spree that started in southern california with his wife, tania washington, and allegedly included a jail break and wounding a deputy. prosecutors say on october 5th, they killed ko at her home. on the same day, they robbed a k-mart in sunol. they allegedly stole ko's car. ended up in washington state where they led police on a chase. we tried to speak with the public defender this morning who declined. but prosecutors say that the couple had no tie to hercules. if convicted, they could face life in prison or the death penalty. but prosecutors say that they haven't decided whether or not to pursue the death penalty in this case. he is due back in court on november 16th at 1:30. reporting live in richmond, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> the man in jail accused of gunning down a well-known east palo alto community activist could soon be set free. san mateo county judge dismissing a murder charge against gregory elarms. police say he killed david lewis outside the hillside shopping center back in june of 2010. the judge says polic
. >> reporter: california news new web registration added 600,000 new voters to the election. they are young and mostly democrat. political observers are most independent and may not follow party lines. they could choose president obama, but not show the same support for prop 30. those against prop 30 feel the governor put education out front. >> it was a false choice to say it was either education, funding or the cuts. it was tied to education. that was the best way to get the voters to go along with the tax increase. >> reporter: proposition 30 needs 50% to pass. both sides agree this is going to be very close. as for governor brown, he held that one last rally this morning. he says that's it for today. he will spend the rest of the day hiking. reporting live, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> and prop 30 is up against proposition 38. another education-related tax. it is being funded by mol molly munger. she spent more than $47 million on that proposition. it would raise an estimated $10 billion for schools and pay down state debt. if 30 and 38 happen to pass, the one that ends up wit
detecto detectors. >>> a deadly weekend on california roadways claimed 27 lives, including six people from the bay area. one of those deadly crashes happened saturday night on highway 50 near placerville. when a driver of a prius slammed into a minivan. three members in the prius died. a 4-year-old placerville van were killed. five others were injured in the crash. investigators are looking into the cause. >> an investigation leading into the impairment of that driver. >> the witnesses say the cause may have been a deer. they are often seen in the area and drivers are forced to swerve to avoid them. >>> in the meantime, police are looking for someone who hit and killed a woman sunday night walking northbound right near oyster point boulevard. several other cars causing more injuries. the accident shutdown northbound 101 for hours. there is no car description at this time and it is not clear why the woman was walking on 101 in the first place. >>> temperatures are dropping across the bay area today forcing thousands of homeless people to look for a place to escape the cold. tonight, they wi
are fully funding california's promise to its youth. >> reporter: the regents meeting is still going on. but a number of students have already left. they've headed to similar rallies over in san francisco and there's another big rally today at noon at uc berkeley. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> fire crews say they now know what started an overnight fire in san francisco's castro neighborhood. the call came in after 2:00 this morning at a three-story victorian home on noe street, two blocks north of market street. firefights say it was all started by a wall heater. flames spread to the entryway of that home which had been converted into six apartments. firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading. but the smoke did force a temporary evacuation of all 12 residents. >> a mess inside now. water and the walls, ceilings have been knocked down. but all in all, i think everybody came out safely. >> we can tell you only one of the apartments sustained any serious damage. the people that lived there were allowed back in about an hour ago. >>> a
's just we can't hear. >> video posted online by "sports illustrated" over the california school for the deaf. the school celebrating ten wins against two losses. they did it with only 19 players. that means most had to play offense and defense. today, the school is waiting to find out if it will receive a special award and a $25,000 grant during the "sports illustrated" sportsman of the year ceremony. the eagles going up against nine other teams for the honor. congratulations to the eagles and good luck. >> i second that. >> absolutely. >> that's awesome. >>> thank you so much for being with us. join us tonight at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00. >> have a great one. see you tomorrow. - everyone, i need your attention...gather up. i said everyone, sketch-tron 6000. mr. hank hooper, the owner of our new parent company, kabletown, is touring 30 rock for the first time today.
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